Senior Engineer II - Java, Bigdata

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Job Description

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
American Express is entering into a technology transformation phase driven by opportunities to modernize legacy platforms, and explore modern software to be on the leading edge of the payments industry. American Express is looking for strong leaders to be part of high performing teams that will build and support our next generation platforms. If you have the talent and passion to drive innovation and deliver at a rapid pace, with deep hands on experience in areas of real-time, highly available, cloud-native application development, join our engineering teams to transform our systems. 
Your primary responsibility is to lead the development of our next generation distributed platform, aligning resources and delivery with business growth and diversification, while significantly improving service quality and cost-effectiveness. We expect the individual to be innovative and energetic with strong communications skills.



You won’t just shape the world of software.


You’ll shape the world of life, work and play.


What you’ll do:




As a Senior Engineer, you’ll be responsible for designing and building high performance, scalable payment solutions that meet the needs of customers –


You’ll design, develop, and test robust, scalable transaction processing platform components. You’ll work with a variety of teams and individuals, including product engineers to understand their payment products needs and come up with innovative solutions. You’ll work with a team of talented engineers and collaborate with product managers and designers to help define new products and features.


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred.

  • 8+ years of software development experience.

  • Experience on Multithreading, Data structure fundamentals, Algorithms

  • 6+ years of software development experience in Java, Spring, Spark, Scala, Kafka, Apache Ignite, Cassandra and Linux.

  • Expertise with CI-CD tools- Jenkins, XLR, Git etc.

  • Experience with code sanity checks such as SonarQube.

  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions.

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential At the core of Software Engineering.


At the core of Software Engineering


Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:


•            Agile Practices

•            Porting/Software Configuration

•            Programming Languages and Frameworks

•            Business Analysis

•            Analytical Thinking

•            Business Product Knowledge

ReqID: 19017131
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 19, 2019, 7:54:28 AM